Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?
April 9, 2010 – 3:51 am | 7 Comments

“My family grew up on the Easthill and I have always loved the structure of homes I rode by on my bike and went trick or treating to on Halloween. But it wasn’t until I was helping my ‘then future husband” purchase a home that I noticed how similar many of the Easthill homes look. In fact, you could say some looked exactly the same? So I went sleuthing…”

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Earth Day Festival Volunteers Needed
April 9, 2010 – 7:29 am | No Comment
Earth Day Festival Volunteers Needed

The Eau Claire Earth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2009 in Eau Claire’s Owen Park from 11am to 6pm. You can check out the Eau Claire Earth Day Celebration on the …

Memories: The Forest Hill Cemetery
April 9, 2010 – 4:40 am | One Comment
Memories: The Forest Hill Cemetery

If we squinted our eyes we could tell that the chapel doors were open. Not just open, but unattended! In over 40 years of living on the Eastside Hill, the doors of the chapel in Forest Hill Cemetery had never been left open like that. We gathered up bikes, big wheels, and strollers and made a neighborhood parade down the cemetery lane toward that tempting, and rather scary, open door.

Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?
April 9, 2010 – 3:51 am | 7 Comments
Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?

“My family grew up on the Easthill and I have always loved the structure of homes I rode by on my bike and went trick or treating to on Halloween. But it wasn’t until I was helping my ‘then future husband” purchase a home that I noticed how similar many of the Easthill homes look. In fact, you could say some looked exactly the same? So I went sleuthing…”

The Eastside Hill Elephant: Fact or Fiction?
April 9, 2010 – 3:33 am | 14 Comments
The Eastside Hill Elephant: Fact or Fiction?

by Kristen Gundry
Since I have moved to the Eastside Hill a few years ago, I am in awe at the number of elephant stories floating around. I have heard rumors that somewhere on the Eastside …

Memories: An Eastside Hill Family
April 9, 2010 – 2:30 am | 5 Comments
Memories: An Eastside Hill Family

The rushing of the river… the hum of Uniroyal, kids laughing and playing in Boyd park, and the train whistling in the distance … these are the sounds I hear when I close my eyes on the East Hill. These sounds bring back many memories of my childhood. My family has been on the East hill since 1930. My great grandfather bought a home on East Grand Avenue that my grandmother, uncle, and mother grew up in …